Land Use (above & below water) & Landscape

Here, the methodology covers issues such as design for optimum land-take, legal requirements, flood risk, previous use of the site, land contamination and remediation measures, and applies to conventional land use, and to use of the bed of the sea, estuaries, rivers and lakes. This section also covers consideration of landscape issues in design, amenity features, local character, loss and compensation or mitigation of landscape features, implementation and management, and completion and aftercare.